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We currently have a plethora of ways to get data to our smart phones. We can use QR codes, messages and email, and even NFC. At this year’s CEATEC, Fujitsu has demonstrated a new way to get data from the world to our smart phones. This method uses our televisions. It’s much the same premise as a QR code. When a TV commercial prompts you to, you open up your camera and point it at the screen. The TV advertisement then transmits a coupon or a website where you can learn more details. Where you point your camera doesn’t matter,…

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With TV networks determined to “win the time slot” when it comes to the ratings war between their premier shows, many viewers  are almost guaranteed to have to choose between several favorite shows on any given day. Granted, there are some not-so-legal ways around this problem. But if you have qualms against going the shady route, TiVo is the solution for you. TiVo allows you to record all your TV programs to view later, also including shows that are running on other channels at the same time. Following the release of the TiVo App for Android, which gives you complete control of…

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Art imitates life, and that’s exactly why several million people are glued to their TVs everyday. After a hard day’s work, who doesn’t enjoy kicking off their shoes and becoming a vegetable in front of their TV, simply soaking in shows and movies? TV is more than just for entertainment, however; it can be used as educational tools for children, as well as for adults. Getting into the groove of TV can be difficult though. Unless you’ve purchased a TV guide from the nearby store or you’ve seen an ad for a certain show, being able to catch something of…

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Television – you either love it or hate it. Or love-hate it? Anyway, we all have a deep, if sometimes ambivalent relationship with our TV sets. We use TV to relax, to get informed, to stay in touch, to learn things, to lose time, to forget about problems, and the list can go on and on. It’s no wonder that many have tried (and mostly failed) to offer a truly portable TV-watching device. And then the smartphone came along, bringing the brains of silicon and the looks of hi-res screens to the mainstream consumer. The increasingly-large smartphones these days can…

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There may be tons of apps on the Android Market that allow streaming videos from your computer to your Android phone, but most of them come with a price. If you’re the type of person who likes to be able to stream videos to your Android phone without spending a cent, we’ve put together a list of five of the best free apps for you. UPnPlay UPnPlay allows streaming from your computer to your mobile device via the DLNA media server. The user interface is rather simple and straightforward, and the configuration is easy to understand. Some of UPnPlay’s features…

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The Android app offers a more personalized experience as you can have your NBC feeds and TV programs tailor made for you so long as you are a subscribed user. If you haven’t tried subscribing, you may do so within the app.

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For just a short period of time, BuddyTV’s web service has already gained the interest of the public. They have been known as the source of a wide selection of TV programs, sports, and news activities. Because of the success they have gained, the only logical thing to do was to come up with a multi-platform mobile client for the use of its smartphone and tablet users. To which, BuddyTV did not fail by coming out with BuddyTV Guide, which is now available for Android. With the help of the app, users get to view a full detailed list of…

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Lenovo has announced that they will be launching the very first TV based on Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system in the world.  Unfortunately, the TV set will be initially sold in China only. The TV is available in two versions: 42” and 50”, they are not using the TV software of Google because it was still based on an earlier Android version called Honeycomb. With the CES 2012 just a day away, the K91 Smart TV is all set for its public launch in Las Vegas. Along with other TV sets in its range, Lenovo will be joining the…